Winter transfer window closes today, clubs spending lowest since 2011
Transfer window dropped by 87 percent in one year
Dainik BhaskarFeb 28, 2020, 09:18 AM IST Hong Kong. Chinese football is declining due to coronavirus. This is also affecting the football economy there. Clubs have spent a nominal amount on the transfer of players this time. The transfer window of football will close on Friday.
Spending According to the report of the German website Transfarmarket, which analyzed the transfer of football players around the world, 87 percent less than last time, China has spent just 28.11 million euros (220 million rupees) in the winter transfer window. This is 87% less than the previous time. Last time, Chinese clubs spent 213.70 million euros (about 1680 crore rupees) during this time. At that time, the Chinese Super League became the highest spending league among all the other big leagues in the world.
China spent the lowest time since 2011 in the domestic league. This is due to coronavirus. More than 2700 people have died from it. More than 78 thousand people are infected. China has postponed the domestic football league indefinitely. Shanghai SIPG bought Brazil's Ricardo Lopes for 5.46 million euros (about Rs 43 crore). This is the biggest transfer this time. In 2016-17, the Chinese club Shanghai SIPG bought Brazil's Oscars for 54 million euros (about 499 crores). It was a record deal in China's football.